The Broadview

Challenge accepted

Challenge accepted

Mason Cooney, Features Editor

March 22, 2018


Filed under Features

The world of viral internet challenges has overtaken Instagram and YouTube, as social media users circulate new fads each year, but some trends can put participants at serious health risks. Junior Sofia Pirri participated in the cinnamon challenge, a fad that peaked in 2012 and requires participant...

Wharf entices tourists, locals

Wharf entices tourists, locals

Olivia Mohun, City Life Editor

March 22, 2018


Filed under Features

Bustling with city visitors, street performers, food vendors and a variety of museums and stores, the waterfront’s Fisherman’s Wharf can easily furnish a fun afternoon for anyone, even the most naysaying native San Franciscan. At the epicenter of the district lies Pier 39, a wooden boardwalk boastin...

Avoiding the burnout

Avoiding the burnout

Gabriella Vulakh, Senior Reporter

March 22, 2018


Filed under Features

With finals, AP testing and IB exams marking the fourth quarter, some students may begin feeling unmotivated in classes and experience “burnout.” “I think one thing that is helpful if you are finding yourself with a bit less motivation is to find a new source of motivation,” school couns...

‘Free’ voices

‘Free’ voices

Cece Giarman, Web Editor

March 22, 2018


Filed under Features, Interactives

Along with her AP courses and three-hour dance classes, senior Jasper Conacher spends her time reaching out to artists, designing pages, posting on social media and managing shipment orders for the mini magazine she began in spring 2016. In a partnership with Marin Academy senior Zoe Young, Conacher...

Adapting for the future

Claire Devereux, Features Editor

March 21, 2018


Filed under Features

As awareness of the environmental impact of factory farming grows, vegan and vegetarian diets have become more popular among individuals looking to reduce their carbon footprint and eat healthier at the same time. “Helping the environment wasn’t my original reason for becoming vegan, but it was...

Junior IB students visit USF library

Junior IB students visit USF library

Mary Perez, Senior Reporter

March 7, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Features, News, Web Exclusive

WEB EXCLUSIVE Junior International Baccalaureate students left campus yesterday for F and G Periods to visit the University of San Francisco’s library to help them begin research for their Extended Essays. “USF’s strong connection to Schools of the Sacred Heart, coupled with the fact that it has an a...

Jewish holiday celebrated

Jewish holiday celebrated

Gabriella Vulakh, Senior Reporter

March 1, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Features, News, Web Exclusive

WEB EXCLUSIVE While Jewish communities around the world celebrated the holiday Purim today with festivals, costume contests and traditional triangle shaped hamentashen cookies, students ate the treats in the Center during lunch to bring awareness to the holiday. “It was nice being able to learn about ano...

Transportation, transformation

Transportation, transformation

Cassie Eskicioglu, Senior Reporter

February 8, 2018


Filed under Features

Ubers, Lyfts, taxis and buses cruise the streets of San Francisco and offer rides within seconds, having teens question the necessity of having a driver’s license. “I haven’t gotten my license yet because there are so many other options,” junior Caroline Phillipps said. “If I want to get somew...

New Year’s revolution

New Year’s revolution

Mason Cooney, Features Editor

February 8, 2018


Filed under Features

As the New Year’s buzz dies down, most resolutions get pushed aside and forgotten by early February, yet setting goals can still be a year-round technique for self-improvement. “A change in routine is good — to say ‘Yes, my life is moving on, I’m doing something new,’” junior Poppy Co...

Thinking out loud

Thinking out loud

Cece Giarman, Web Editor

February 8, 2018


Filed under A & E, Features

Striving for cheers and hollers that will punctuate their performances, teens from all over the Bay Area are preparing personal poems for an annual competition that draws a crowd of thousands. The Youth Speaks Teen Poetry Slam, an individual contest open to all Bay Area youth ages 13 to 19, requir...

Historic neighborhood welcomes all

Historic neighborhood welcomes all

Olivia Mohun, City Life Editor

February 8, 2018


Filed under A & E, Features

Sandwiched between Duboce Triangle and Noe Valley, the Castro is a bustling neighborhood known for its progressive atmosphere, rich history and eclectic shopping scene. Lined with palm trees and rainbow flags representative of the LGBT community, the Castro is nationally and historically known as...

Preparing for the future

Preparing for the future

Laura Mogannam, In-House Media Editor

February 7, 2018


Filed under Features

College visits can be hard to squeeze in between completing admission applications and keeping up on classwork, but checking out a potential school can be a crucial step in the college decision process. “Visiting colleges is a great opportunity for students to get a sense of what a college camp...

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